I am very pleased to announce that I’m part of an international advisory board for CCTV News Content, the news agency arm of China Central TV. And who better to do it with than Christoph Pleitgen, an old Reuters colleague, and Markus Ickstadt, an old AP adversary and new friend. Our aim is to help them..
ChinaFile invited me to take part in a stimulating debate about whether China business is getting riskier. The full back-and-forth is here. My contribution said: “Although China is politically important, it is not a remunerative field for us, and it will be some time before we reap the fruits of our enterprise.”..
I was pleased to have the chance to participate in an online debate. My entry is here. My conclusion? “Now is the time, for China’s stature in the world to meet its economic power – for China to bring its actions swiftly and manifestly in line with its words, ideals and its..
By David Schlesinger No one likes having her secrets exposed. No person, no government. And that’s why having a journalist as a friend is always a dicey proposition – for a good journalist, the story will trump the friendship. When a story affects a working spouse, watch out! The story trumps again. When..
The report is out and available here I wrote the preface, which can be seen here
MEDIA ADVISORY Press Conference/Report Launch CPJ’s most recent China report: Challenged in China: The shifting dynamics of censorship and control Tuesday March 12, 2013 10:45 am The Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong David Schlesinger, CPJ Board Member Bob Dietz, CPJ Asia Program Coordinator Hong Kong, March 11, 2013—As China’s new leadership takes office, a..
Oh What a Decade…. but what’s to come? (Tks to Reuters for the graphic)
NEWS DOESN’T NECESSARILY EQUAL UNDERSTANDING: Reflections on China reporting at a time of transition
Here are my thoughts on foreign correspondence on China, as delivered to Hong Kong University. Click on this link for the text: HKU
Xi Jinping reappears… via Xinhua Now that Xi Jinping has come back into the news… when will we really know what it all means? All the best mysteries in Chinese politics last for decades. But for all the thousands of words written on “mystery surrounds” stories, I think this one will ultimately..